Director of Communications
March 12, 2010
For immediate release
2010 Historic Wichita Trolley Tour schedule announced
(Wichita, Kan) The Historic Wichita Trolley Tour will start its 2010 season March 19 with a Friday-Saturday schedule. The 1/2-hour narrative tour starts and ends at the Go Wichita Convention & Visitors Bureau's Visitor Information Center, 515 S. Main, Suite 115.
River City Trolley and Charter operates the fully narrated tour utilizing a replica 1925 trolley mini-bus, The tour travels past well-known and not-so-well-known historical sites and through the city's most distinguished neighborhoods.
A childhood memory prompted Homer Price, owner of River City Trolley and Charter, to start his business and create the historic tour. Price spent his career driving trucks and city buses.
"I remember seeing a trolley as a child, and] always wanted to ride on one," Price said, "I think that deep down, everyone wants to ride a trolley, The tour lets people fulfill that wish and learn about Wichita's past at the same time."
Reservations are required for the Historic Wichita Trolley Tour Tickets are $10 and available to visitors and residents through River City Trolley and Charter, 316,773,1931 or www.rctrolley.com.
###About Visit Wichita
Visit Wichita markets the greater Wichita area as a major convention and tourism destination, thereby enhancing the economic development of the city, county, region and state. Visit Wichita is led by President and CEO Susie Santo, and in 2013 travel and tourism contributed more than $1 billion in economic impact to the Wichita MSA.